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Two Mexican citizens arrested during smuggling attempt in Derby

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DERBY — On Saturday, Border Patrol agents assigned to the Newport station say they arrested a man and woman, both citizens of Mexico, during a failed smuggling attempt. Agents say they encountered two men driving a white Nissan Sentra near the international border. According to authorities, both men claimed to be U.S. citizens from North…

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Police looking for man and woman who broke into Barton home

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BARTON — Police are looking for two suspects caught on surveillance footage breaking into a home in Barton. On Sunday at around 7:00 p.m. police responded to a report of a burglary with forced entry at the residence. Police say two individuals entered the unoccupied dwelling in the early morning hours, causing damage and taking…

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Car stolen during burglary at White Mountain Auto in Newport

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UPDATE: Police say they have recovered the stolen vehicle, and have collected new evidence in the investigation. COVENTRY — White Mountain Auto in Newport was burglarized overnight, and a car was stolen from off the lot. Police say they were notified of the burglary at 8:00 a.m. this morning. The vehicle that was stolen is…

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Two sentenced after child used to smuggle drugs into Newport prison

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NEWPORT — Three people accused of using a child to smuggle narcotic drugs into the Northern State Correctional Facility in Newport back in September, were in court this week. On Tuesday, 34-year-old Samantha Watson of Newport pled guilty to charges of possessing a narcotic, transporting a drug into a detention center, and contributing to the…

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United Christian Academy handbell ensemble to perform with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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NEWPORT — Celebrating its 20th anniversary year, The Bronze Ambassadors of the United Christian Academy have been invited to perform with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra for their three Holiday Pops concerts in December. The Bronze Ambassadors is an advanced-level handbell ensemble under the direction of Dr. Kimberlee Strepka. The group will appear with the VSO…

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Orleans County Citizen Advocacy launches new arts-based initiative

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NEWPORT — Orleans County Citizen Advocacy (OCCA) announced the launch of a new arts-based initiative to enhance the social, emotional, physical, and spiritual wellness of their partners and advocates. The first stage of this initiative is now on display through the winter at The Tasting Center in Newport. Facilitated by local artist and teacher, Natalie…

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Stolen car found crashed in Newport

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NEWPORT — Police say an abandoned vehicle found crashed on Route 5 this morning was stolen. At around 6:45 a.m. police were notified of a stolen car that was taken from a driveway on Vermont Route 102 in Bloomfield. Police say the owner last saw the vehicle in the driveway at around 10:00 p.m. on…

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Overdose leads to multiple arrests in Newport

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NEWPORT — Police say an overdose led to multiple arrests in Newport on Thursday. At around 2:30 p.m. police received a report that a female who appeared to have overdosed was being dragged out of a home on Colodny Terrace and had been placed inside a white car by two males. Police located a white…

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Derby Green receives 12th quality award

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DERBY — Derby Green is one of only three Vermont nursing homes to receive the VT Health Care Association Quality Award this year. On top of that accolade, it is the only facility to have received this prestigious award 12 times. “It is an absolute honor to have represented not only the nursing home, but…

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State to present Lake Memphremagog cleanup plans next week in Newport

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NEWPORT — The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding a public meeting in Newport next week to present the Lake Memphremagog, Coaticook and Tomifobia Rivers Tactical Basin Plan, which outlines how the State will achieve new phosphorus pollution targets for the Memphremagog Watershed. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 14, from 2:00…

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Search continues for missing Westmore man

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NEWPORT — Authorities say there is no new evidence in the search for the Westmore man who went missing last week. So far this week, search and rescue workers have used K-9 teams to search the wooded areas around 47-year-old Christopher McCarthy’s residence in Westmore. Officials say the search did not yield any new evidence…

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Newport burglary suspect Daniel Greenwood picked up in Massachusetts

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NEWPORT — A man wanted by the Newport Police Department in connection with an August break-in was arrested in Holyoke, Mass. last night. Daniel Greenwood, 41, of Troy, was arrested inside a McDonald’s restaurant in Holyoke Monday night, by a Holyoke Police lieutenant. He is expected to face additional charges in Massachusetts today, and Newport…

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Prisoner at NSCF in Newport captured after attempted escape

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NEWPORT — Authorities say an inmate at the Northern State Correctional Facility in Newport was recently charged with an escape attempt that took place back in September. On September 23, 2017, police were contacted by the Department of Corrections regarding an inmate who they believed had attempted to escape from the facility. The inmate, identified…

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Dan Kilborn to receive George Buzzell Forest Stewardship Award

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CHARLESTON — NorthWoods Stewardship Center recently announced Vermont Land Trust forester Dan Kilborn as the recipient of the fifth annual George Buzzell Forest Stewardship Award. In honor of the esteemed county forester for which it is named, this award recognizes an individual who is making a positive impact on NEK forests. As the VLT forester…

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Search underway for missing Westmore man

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WESTMORE — Authorities say they have been looking for a missing Westmore man this weekend. On Saturday evening police were advised by family members that 47-year-old Christopher McCarthy had not made contact with friends or family since Thursday. Police responded to his residence and searched the immediate area and were unable to locate him. Today,…

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Police: Brownington woman facing numerous charges

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COVENTRY — A 26-year-old woman from Brownington is facing charges after an incident that took place in Coventry this afternoon. At approximately 1:00 p.m. police responded to a reported vandalism on Nadeau Park Road. Police say witnesses reported Sarah Ray, 26, of Brownington, was the operator of a vehicle at the time of the incident…

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Steve Mengel of Derby joins NEKLS board

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NEWPORT — Steve Mengel of Derby has joined the Northeast Kingdom Learning Services (NEKLS) Board of Directors. Mengel brings with him a long and rich experience with accounting, specifically, experience with accounting for schools. He worked for the Caledonia North Supervisory Union as their accountant and eventually retired from CNSU. Mengel’s idea of retirement is…

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Three heroin-related arrests in Orleans county last week

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NEWPORT — Three Orleans county residents were arrested on heroin-related charges last week. Police say they have charged Michelle Churchill, 32, of Newport, for the sale of heroin after a controlled purchase of heroin was made by members of the Drug Task Force in Orleans county. Churchill was cited at Northern State Correctional Facility. Also…

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High wind warning in effect for Orleans county

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — The National Weather Service in Burlington has issued a high wind warning from 8 p.m. this evening to 11 a.m. Monday for Orleans county. Winds are expected to reach 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 70 mph. Wind gusts of this strength are almost hurricane-like in nature. The strongest winds will…

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Trapping season starts tomorrow, keep pets safe

in Newport/News/Northeast Kingdom

NEWPORT — Trapping season starts on the 4th Saturday of October each year in Vermont and runs through March 31st. Each trapping season there are dogs, cats, and other non-targeted animals, including endangered and protected species, who are injured or even killed in traps. Just two weeks after the official start of trapping season last…

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Police: Rollover crash in Derby, driver facing charges

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DERBY — A 20-year-old Derby man walked away from a rollover crash on Wednesday, but police say he is facing charges. Police, EMS, Derby Line and Newport Fire responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover on Access Road near the interstate on-ramps, at around 6:00 p.m. The driver was identified as Jacob Pennington. Police…

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